Cable & Telecom

Telus to invest $4.2B across Alberta through 2018

EDMONTON – Telus will invest $4.2 billion in new infrastructure and facilities across Alberta through 2018, including $1 billion this year alone, the company announced Monday.Telus said that the funds will be used to expand fibre optic Internet access, increase wireless speeds, expand rural coverage with LTE, expand the reach of its healthcare solutions, offer Internet of Things solutions, and enhance its television service with more content and a new theme pack structure."Telus networks now reach 99 per cent of the province, making Alberta one of the most connected places on the planet. Over the next four years, Telus will...